Heavy Rain and Flooding in the Southern Plains to the Great Lakes

Several days of heavy rainfall will lead to flash flooding and river flooding from the Southern Plains to the Southern Great Lakes. A band of freezing rain is forecast across portions of the Southern Plains into the Middle Mississippi Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Last Update: 406 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

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Melbourne, FL Local Forecast Office

9NM E St. Lucie Inlet FL

Marine Zone Forecast

...SMALL CRAFT EXERCISE CAUTION...

Synopsis: A strong high pressure ridge centered off the mid Atlantic coast will generate a moderate southeast breeze across the local waters through Friday. These winds will place portions of the local Atlantic within the shadow of the north Bahamas, resulting in rough, short period wind waves and poor boating conditions. Small craft operators will need to exercise caution.

.GULF STREAM HAZARDS...East to southeast winds 15 to 20 knots with seas 5 to 6 feet.

The approximate location of the west wall of the Gulf Stream based on the Real Time Ocean Forecast System as of Monday February 19th.

41 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet. 29 nautical miles east of Port Canaveral. 24 nautical miles east of Sebastian Inlet. 16 nautical miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. 9 nautical miles east of Saint Lucie Inlet.

Today
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots becoming east 15 to 20 knots late in the afternoon. Seas 4 to 5 feet with a dominant period 6 seconds. Choppy on the intracoastal waters.
Tonight
East winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots after midnight. Seas 4 to 5 feet with a dominant period 6 seconds. Choppy on the intracoastal waters.
Thursday
East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet with a dominant period 14 seconds. A moderate chop on the intracoastal waters.
Thursday Night
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet. Choppy on the intracoastal waters. Slight chance of showers.
Friday
Southeast winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas 5 to 6 feet. Choppy on the intracoastal waters.
Friday Night
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Saturday
Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 4 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Saturday Night
Southeast winds 10 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers.
Sunday
Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 3 to 4 feet. Slight chance of showers.
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Last Update: 406 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018
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